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February 24, 2017

The curious, delightful sights and sounds that heightened this year’s Oscar movies

The curious, delightful sights and sounds that heightened this year’s Oscar movies QUARTZ Published on February 23, 2017 by Ashley Rodriguez Arrival is a science fiction film, but it sure wasn’t shot like one. The Oscar-nominated movie about a linguist who communicates with aliens was shot and edited to look like a typical Tuesday, said... View Article
February 22, 2017

Teen Vogue Film shows teens perspective on election

Millenials who were too young to vote in 2016 reflect on the election. TEEN VOGUE Published on February 20, 2017 by Melanie Mignucci Millennials voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. Those votes were, in many ways, surrogates for votes against bigotry, against xenophobia, for women’s rights, for DREAMers. But what about people... View Article
February 16, 2017

DI Colorist Joe Gawler on the Thoughtful Sci-Fi Epic Arrival

How Moody Cinematography, Photoreal CG and a Time-Hopping Scenario Evoke a Day Like Any Other — Until the Aliens Land STUDIO DAILY Published on February 15, 2017 by Bryant Frazer Science-fiction movies about alien visitations aren’t generally thought of as Oscar bait. But director Denis Villeneuve’s SF film is a triumphant exploration of inner space,... View Article

‘Billions’ Season 2 to Deliver High Yield Drama at Premiere

‘Billions’ Bosses Promise to Deliver High Yield Drama at Season Two Premiere VARIETY Published on February 14, 2017 by Cynthia Littleton Anna Wintour waited patiently at the bar to give Damian Lewis a hug just as he arrived Monday night at Cipriani in lower Manhattan for the season two premiere of “Billions.” The Vogue editor-in-chief was... View Article
February 15, 2017

Berlinale Film Review: ‘The Dinner’

VARIETY Published on February 10, 2017 by Owen Gleiberman Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, and Rebecca Hall make a riveting quartet in Oren Moverman’s adaptation of the Herman Koch novel about a dark-hearted dinner gathering. “The Dinner” has a catchy atmosphere of disturbance. Written and directed by Oren Moverman, and adapted from the best-selling novel... View Article
February 14, 2017

NFL Joins Latest Iteration of ‘Love Has No Labels’ PSA

League works with R/GA and The Ad Council, joins other brands promoting diversity and inclusion WALL STREET JOURNAL Published on February 14, 2017 by Alexandra Bruell The National Football League is partnering with creative agency R/GA and The Ad Council — a non-profit that helps make public service announcements — to create the latest version... View Article
February 3, 2017

Postproduction work generates $128 million in NY state tax revenue

Postproduction work generates $128 million in state tax revenue, trade group says CRAIN’S NEW YORK BUSINESS Published on February 1 by Miriam Kreinin Souccar The postproduction industry in New York is making its impact on the state economy known. Postproduction work for film and TV generates $128 million a year in state tax revenue and is... View Article
February 2, 2017

‘Before the Flood’ and ‘Marco Polo’ Nominated for MPSE Award

‘Arrival,’ ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Westworld’ Lead MPSE Sound Editing Nominations VARIETY Published on January 27 by Kristopher Tapley The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) organization has announced nominees for excellence in sound editing, to be awarded at the 64th annual Golden Reel Awards on Feb. 19. On the feature side, “Arrival” and “Rogue One: A Star... View Article
February 1, 2017

Harbor Picture Company Taps Corey Stewart as Chief Technology Officer

New York, NY — Harbor Picture Company, the New York-based, full-service post-production and production company behind some of the most celebrated work in the film, television and commercial spaces, today announced that it has hired 20-year industry veteran Corey Stewart as Chief Technology Officer. Stewart will report directly to Harbor founder and President Zak Tucker and will help the company fulfill its... View Article
January 30, 2017

‘Mudbound’ and ‘Landline’ Named Best Movies at Sundance 2017

Color for ‘Landline’ and ‘Mudbound’ by Harbor’s Joe Gawler THRILLIST Published on January 26 by Matt Patches Each January, the Sundance Film Festival curates a week of movies that side-stepped the Hollywood machine to remain “independent” — the show-business code word for powerful, potent, and totally unique. These movies often go on to be small... View Article
January 26, 2017

Inside Look at ‘Landline’

DP Chris Teague on Shooting Landline, Gillian Robespierre’s Follow-Up to Obvious Child FILMMAKER Published on January 20, 2017 Three years ago, writer/director Gillian Robespierre premiered Obvious Child at Sundance to much acclaim. The film would go on to earn more than $3 million at the domestic box office, making it one of the bigger titles to emerge from... View Article
January 24, 2017

‘Mudbound’ Could Bring Historic Diversity to 2018 Oscar Race

USA TODAY Published January 22, 2017 by Patrick Ryan PARK CITY, Utah — Oscar nominations aren’t out until Tuesday, but next year’s awards already have their first major contender. Period drama Mudbound was rapturously received Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, where its world premiere was greeted with two standing ovations as the credits rolled and director Dee Rees took the stage. Featuring... View Article
January 20, 2017

Dolby Atmos Transforms the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Dolby Atmos Transforms the 2017 Sundance Film Festival Yahoo Finance Published January 18, 2017 Sundance Institute and the Dolby Institute, along with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, announced that Mudbound, cowritten, directed, and executive produced by Dee Rees, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Dolby Family Sound Fellowship. This fellowship provides... View Article
January 11, 2017

The A-List: Jim Jarmusch on his latest film Paterson

The A-List: Jim Jarmusch on his latest film Paterson POST PERSPECTIVE Published January 9, 2017 by Iain Blair Over the past few decades, writer/director Jim Jarmusch has followed the beat of his own drum and built up a body of idiosyncratic films that include Permanent Vacation (1980), Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down by Law (1986),... View Article
January 9, 2017

Harbor Grand: Making NYC’s Maximum Film Mix Facility

Harbor Grand: Making NYC’s Maximum Film Mix Facility SONIC SCOOP Published January 9th, 2017 by David Weiss The biggest thing in New York City audio post is truly a transporting experience. Down in the deepest reaches of SoHo is Harbor Grand, a 4,500 square foot facility which stands as NYC’s only Hollywood-sized theatrical mix stage.... View Article